Barter your skills!
Banks are bust, economy is broken, and you have no money to pay the essentials, let alone pay for a course.
NOW you can! Use your transferable skills to pay the bills for thing you wish to learn!
Want to learn piano, then meet up with other skillseekers and see if there's a course, or a class, for you!
Maybe you could help someone learn to play guitar, and they could help you with your CV
I will cook, you will do the cleaning...
Can't do the ironing but you are a good cook. Find someone to show you how and teach your cooking skills to someone who needs them.
Is "Hola" the only Spanish you know? Do you know how to upgrade Windows? Exchange your knowledge for someone else's.
Other skills swaps could be as varied as
Getting a haircut in exchange for a massage
Improving your English for a Yoga Class
Learning to play chess in exchange for playing guitar
Can you think of any of your own skills that you could trade?
Is there anything you want to learn in exchange?
If so APPLY here!
What are your skills worth?
It won't cost you an arm and a leg... maybe a rib!
When you apply you will have to rate your skills on the application form. We have our Parlito currency which you can exchange for other people's skills. These are:
an egg - 15 mins
a basket of 12 eggs -30 minutes
a rabbit - 1 hour
a little red hen - 1 hour 30 minutes
a Christmas turkey - 2 hours
a fat pig - 4 hours
a holy cow - 8 hours
Time is Money, or in this case Bacon!
These virtual items can be traded for real world skills, that you can acquire from other people that you meet either virtually or at our skillswap workshop which happens every now and then depending on levels of interest!
Workshops and Meet ups
Venues and dates for 2013 will be confirmed shortly.